11:32, 9 February, 2018
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 9, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian Parliament adopted the bill on banning the import of right-sided steering wheel vehicles at the first reading, reports Armenpress.
63 MPs voted in favor of bill on Temporary Ban of Vehicles With Right-Sided Steering Systems, whereas 34 MPs voted against.
The ban will come into force from April 1, 2018.
According to the explanation, the right-sided steering cars pose dangers for traffic safety, as Armenia uses right-hand traffic system.
The ban will be temporary since under the 2011 decision of the Customs Union Commission, from October of 2018 the imports of the right-sided steering wheel cars will be banned to EEU countries.